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Fisheries Officer

Lee Valley Holyfield Farm
£25,751 to £32,621 
Type of position:

35 hours per week

The award-winning Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the Lee Valley Regional Park has something to offer everyone.

We currently have an excellent position available for an enthusiastic Fisheries Officer.  Based in the tranquil countryside location of Waltham Abbey, Essex, you will assist the Fisheries & Angling Manager with the day-to-day management of the Authority’s fisheries, particularly with regard to operational and technical issues.

To be considered for this role, you should be of graduate calibre (HND, NVQ or equivalent) in a Freshwater coarse fisheries related discipline with practical experience of management or a supervisory role within recreational coarse angling facilities, preferably within multi-use water bodies.  With excellent communication skills, you will possess a broad knowledge of practical fishery management techniques and an understanding of balancing angling with nature conservation and public access.  You must have a full current driving licence (categories B+E are preferable) and experience of driving large vehicles and towing trailers.  

If feel that you have the right blend of skills for this role please complete an application form, found on our website and return it to: or The HR Team, Myddelton House, Bulls Cross, Enfield, EN2 9HG.  

Closing Date:  5 March 2019   

Application Form

Job Description

  • We are an equal opportunities employer
  • We reserve the right to amend the closing date of this advert.
  • No agencies please


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